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Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Santa Fe Drive in Merced

July 23, 2014- A pedestrian accident leaves one woman dead, in Merced.  The hit and run collision took place on Wednesday, before 1 AM.

Merced County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene of the deadly crash to find, 47 year old, Gloria Wescott, of Atwater.  She was lying in the median of the eastbound lanes of Santa Fe Drive, near Business Park Way.

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Officers reported that the evidence showed that Wescott was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross the street.  The vehicle fled the scene of the accident.  Investigators are looking for a teal or green sedan, or pickup truck.

Our condolences go out to the family, and friends of the victim.  Please let us help you during this trying time.  Attorney John Rozier, your lawyer for all wrongful deaths, and car accidents.  We serve all of Kern County, Tulare County, Merced County and Fresno County.  With our office located in Visalia, California. or contact us by phone at 559-713-0159.